Claire Brandon has organized artist and editorial projects since 2017 at Ivorypress Space Madrid, where she is currently editing a three-volume publication about the history of and current practices surrounding the medium of the artist’s book (forthcoming, Ivorypress 2021) and coordinating an upcoming exhibition of artists’ books in over 15 venues across Europe and the United States. Prior to Ivorypress, she was Guest Curator at Asia Society Hong Kong for the 2016 exhibition ‘Shahzia Sikander: Apparatus of Power’ for which she also edited the accompanying 332-page monograph (Hong Kong: Asia Society, 2016). Additional publications include contributions to Tate InFocus Projects/Terra Foundation of American Art: Norman Lewis, Adrianna Campbell, ed. (London: Tate Modern, 2018); William N. Copley,Germano Celant, ed. (Milan: Fondazione Prada, 2016); Global/Local 1960-2015: Six Artists from Iran, Lynn Gumpert, ed. (New York: Grey Art Gallery NYU, 2016), Shahzia Sikander: Heart as Vector, Ecstasy as Sublime, Hou Hanru, ed. (Rome: MAXXI, 2016); Graphite, Sarah Urist Green, ed. (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2013); and Illuminations/Illuminazioni, Bice Curiger, ed. (Venice: Marsilio, 2011). She has lectured at Ivorypress Space Madrid, the Rhode Island School of Design, the School of Visual Arts New York, College Art Association, NYU Institute of Fine Arts, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Asia Society New York and Hong Kong, the Peggy Guggenheim Museum Venice, and Villa La Pietra Florence. She holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and A.B. magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art! Most recently, Akili served as Associate Curator in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining the MFA, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the ... Read More >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) announced today the inaugural class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, a new program that exposes art history doctoral students to the daily challenges and strategic questions of museum practice. Generously supported by a two-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ... Read More >